mesothorax

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noun me·so·tho·rax \-ˈthȯr-ˌaks\

Definition of mesothorax

  1. :  the middle of the three segments of the thorax of an insect — see insect illustration

Origin and Etymology of mesothorax

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1826


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